Matthew 9:11

“And when the Pharisees saw it, they said unto his disciples, Why eateth your Master with publicans and sinners?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And when the Pharisees saw it, they said vnto his disciples, Why eateth your master with publicanes & sinners.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When the Pharisees saw {this,} they said to His disciples, "Why is your Teacher eating with the tax collectors and sinners?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when the Pharisees saw it, they said unto his disciples, Why eateth your Teacher with the publicans and sinners?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when the Pharisees saw it, they said to his disciples, Why does your Master take food with tax-farmers and sinners?
- Basic English Bible

And the Pharisees seeing [it], said to his disciples, Why does your teacher eat with tax-gatherers and sinners?
- Darby Bible

And when the Pharisees saw it, they said to his disciples, Why eateth your Master with publicans and sinners?
- Webster's Bible

The Pharisees noticed this, and they inquired of His disciples, "Why does your Teacher eat with the tax-gatherers and notorious sinners?"
- Weymouth Bible

When the Pharisees saw it, they said to his disciples, "Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?"
- World English Bible

And Farisees sien, and seiden to hise disciplis, Whi etith youre maister with pupplicans and synful men?
- Wycliffe Bible

and the Pharisees having seen, said to his disciples, `Wherefore with the tax-gatherers and sinners doth your teacher eat?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 9:11


9:11 The Pharisees said to his disciples, Why eateth your Master? - Thus they commonly ask our Lord, Why do thy disciples this? And his disciples, Why doth your Master?


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 9:11


Mt 9:11 When the Pharisees saw [it]. They were not at feast, but were on the watch. Why eateth your Master? etc. The strict Jews would not eat with Gentiles, and these classes were regarded by them on a level with the heathen (Ac 11:3 Ga 2:12).

Discussion for Matthew 9:11

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